About this object

Scarab shaped seal made from steatite with two blue paste inlays and a piece of carnelian stone. Base decorated with five hieroglyphs, perhaps reading Men-Kheper-Ra at the top (Thutmosis III).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Second Intermediate Period - New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    1650 BC - 1069 BC
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1909 before
  • Measurements
    10 mm x 7 mm x 5 mm
  • Related people

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Events

  • Liverpool Excavations at Abydos 1906-1909

    Start date: 1906
    End date: 1906
    Description: Excavations carried out by Professor Garstang, on behalf of the Egyptian Excavations Committee, affiliated to the Univeristy of Liverpool Institute of Archaeology

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Burges Eustace Garstang

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1949
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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